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Actor Christian Bale Presents Award to Chinese Dissident for His Efforts to Fight Forced Abortion

Posted By yihan On October 26, 2012 @ 7:38 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

CNSNews.com [1]
October 26, 2012

The star of the blockbuster film “Dark Knight,” Christian Bale, presented an award to Chen Guangcheng, the blind activist who spent years under house arrest for his efforts to fight government oppression, including forced abortions and sterilization.

Bale met Guangcheng for the first time before he presented him with the award at the annual gala on Thursday in New York City for Human Rights First, a non-profit, nonpartisan international human rights organization, according to its website.

“He [Chen] had exposed a program of forced abortion and sterilization in Shandong,” Bale said. “A program of forced abortion means that women are being dragged from their homes against their will.

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[1] CNSNews.com: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/actor-christian-bale-presents-award-chinese-dissident-his-efforts-fight-forced-abortion

[2] Blind Chinese dissident’s crime: Challenging China’s one-child policy: http://www.prisonplanet.com/blind-chinese-dissident%e2%80%99s-crime-challenging-china%e2%80%99s-one-child-policy.html

[3] Chinese activist speaks out about 130,000 forced abortions: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinese-activist-speaks-out-about-130000-forced-abortions.html

[4] Chinese officials agree payout for family of woman forced to have abortion: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinese-officials-agree-payout-for-family-of-woman-forced-to-have-abortion.html

[5] China furious at EU human rights award to ‘criminal’ dissident Hu Jia: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-furious-at-eu-human-rights-award-to-criminal-dissident-hu-jia.html

[6] Chinese Pro-Life Dissident Chen Booted From New York University: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinese-pro-life-dissident-chen-booted-from-new-york-university.html

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